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Commonly Machined Plastics

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Plastic Material Manufacturers

CHEMCAST Cell cast acrylic sheet is available in a wide assortment of sizes, thickness and in clear and standard colors. Chemcast has earned an excellent reputation for quality and is generally considered identical to better known brands such as Plexiglas G, Acrylite GP or Polycast.

Compression Polymers and Vycom, Innovaters in Thermoplastic Extrusion. Includes Flametec™ which is a proprietary designation for CPC and Vycom's family of flame retardant sheet formulations that meet the guidelines for clean room materials.

Look to DuPont for a comprehensive range of Engineering Plastics and resources to help you meet needs for rugged, economical components and products. DuPont engineering polymers have proven their value for a wide range of applications in the Automotive, Consumer, Electrical/Electronic and Industrial markets.

High performance plastics from ENSINGER are proving their value just as well in mechanical and plant engineering as in automotive, aviation and aerospace industries, They are also used in electrical engineering, in crude oil prospecting and many other branches of industry which have the very highest quality demands.

Manufactured under the trademark ACRYLITE®, our acrylic sheet products offer high-quality characteristics and are easy to clean and fabricate.

KYDEX sheet products are extremely durable thermoplastic alloys extruded in a range of colours, patterns, textures, thicknesses and grades by Kleerdex Company, LLC. Specialized grades of KYDEX sheet meet specific UL, FAR, MVSS, ASTM and/or BS fire ratings, and exhibit exceptional mechanical properties and chemical resistance required to produce components intended for demanding applications.

Kynar® polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) is a tough, engineering thermoplastic that offers an excellent balance of performance properties. It has the characteristic stability of fluoropolymers when exposed to harsh thermal, chemical, and ultraviolet environments.

Lucite International is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of acrylic based products.

Quadrant manufactures the world's broadest range of advanced machinable plastics.

Lexan polycarbonate resin is an amorphous engineering thermoplastic, characterized by outstanding mechanical, optical, electrical and thermal properties.

SIMONA AMERICA Inc. is a subsidiary of SIMONA AG, one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of thermoplastic semi-finished products.

Solvay Gives You More Plastics with More Performance than Any Other Company in the World.

Spartech Corporation is a leading producer of custom thermoplastic sheet and rollstock, color and specialty compounds, and custom engineered plastic products. Spartech Polycast is the world's largest manufacturer of specialty cell cast acrylic sheet.

Victrex is the world's leading manufacturer of VICTREX® PEEK™ polymer.

Westlake Plastics Company is a world leading manufacturer in extrusion and compression molding technologies of high performance thermoplastics. Our advanced technologies allow us to convert the full range of thermoplastic resins into stock shapes and film.

Plastics for the Medical Industry

Invibio is a manufacturer of PEEK-CLASSIX a medical-grade polyetheretherketone, which is a U.S. Pharmacopoeia Class-VI thermoplastic and can withstand blood and tissue contact for less than 30 days.

Solvay Advanced Polymers offers more ultra and high-performance polymers for use as medical plastics than any other company in the world.

Plastics for Medical Devices.

Material Quality Standards

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ASTM Plastics Standards
Underwriters Laboratory
United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

Materials for Sale

  • ABS 1/8" thk x 48" x 96", Natural Smooth
  • Acetal Rod 8" dia, Black
  • Clariflex 3/8" thk x 48" x 96", Clear
  • Ertalyte PET drops 1/2" thick Approx 10.5" OD
  • Ertalyte PET drops 5/8" thick Approx 10.5" OD
  • Ertalyte PET drops 1" thick Approx 10.5" OD
  • Nylatron 1/2" thk x 48" x 120"
  • Nylatron 3/4" thk x 48" x 120"
  • Nylatron 1" thk x 48" x 48"
  • PEEK 1.5" thk x 12" x 48"
  • Polysulfone Rod 1" dia
  • Polysulfone Rod 3/8" dia
  • PVC 1/8" thk x 48" x 96", Clear
  • Ultem Rod 6" dia

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